WWF's African species expert Matthew Lewis said he "did not want to believe" the rhino poaching statistics for 2012, which showed a record number of rhinos were killed.
– WWF's African species expert Matthew Lewis
Poachers are stepping up their game and we must do the same.
We need to increase protection for rangers on the front-lines and curb the demand for rhino horn in consumer countries to stop this heinous wildlife crime.
I do not want to imagine a world in which rhinos no longer exist in the wild.”